According to Julie Jacabson at CEPro:
"Sony's failure to make the PlayStation 3 a CE-friendly device has boggled consumers and CE Pros alike.
It has also spurred many an innovator to create kludgy fixes using Bluetooth dongles and an array of IR work-arounds.
RemoteCentral.com has followed these innovations and has an excellent review of the latest: the IR4PS3 from a Canadian named "Ben." ..."